What’s At Fan Expo Canada 2022; Adds Stranger Things Cast

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Fan Expo Canada is a celebration of fandoms of all backgrounds taking place during the last weekend of August—hosting many celebrities and artists.

Oh, Canada! Conventions are back in full effect this year; Fan Expo Canada 2022 has returned in a big way. Despite the last-minute cancellation from Netflix’s Cobra Kai cast, the Stranger Things cast has been growing—with the newly-added character, Eddie Munson (Joseph Quinn) leading the charge to join the guest list. One of the biggest fan conventions in Canada will not be one to miss as the Hobbit crew that defied the odds in the original Lord of the Rings trilogy will also be coming.

When Is Fan Expo Canada 2022 Taking Place?

Thursday, August 25 to Sunday, August 28.

Where Will Fan Expo Canada 2022 Be Held?

Fan Expo Canada 2022 will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (North and South Buildings) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

North Building

255 Front Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 2W6

South Building

222 Bremner Boulevard
Toronto, ON M5V 2W6

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What to Enjoy At Fan Expo Canada 2022?

There are so many ways to celebrate the fandoms you enjoy: meeting and getting autographs/photographs with the hottest celebrities, discussing spicy topics at celebrity panels and Q&As, shopping for that missing Fortnite x Batman issue you have been dying to get, visiting community meetups, meeting legendary comic creators and attending a workshop to level up your cosplay skills.

Gamers can participate or watch the Magic: The Gathering Open and Pokémon Open. The Bell Canada Esports Challenge Finals will also be taking place August 26-28 at the convention (and livestreamed on Bell’s official Twitch channel). It will be hosting games in special formats such as Valorant 5v5, Rocket League 3v3 and Call of Duty 4v4.

Fans are also highly encouraged to check out The Masquerade Ball for some masked (for your eyes) dancing, giveaways and dressing up in cosplay or Ball attire and of course, you can live out all your cosplay dreams through the convention hall. Buffer Festival is another great event that takes place alongside Fan Expo where the very best in Canadian and international content creators gather to meet fans and show off their latest work and sneak peeks at upcoming projects. There will always be something to do for everyone!

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Special Guests Expected At Fan Expo Canada 2022

As I already mentioned, a solid list of Stranger Things and LOTR cast members will be there. But even bigger and better than ever, this year Fan Expo Canada will feature multiple cast members from the Clerks movie series—including Kevin Smith’s daughter, Harley Quinn Smith. Joining the reunion crews are some of Canada’s kings of comedy from Kids in the Hall.

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Here are some of the biggest celebrities expected to be at Fan Expo 2022:

  • Elijah Wood
  • Sean Astin
  • Dominic Monaghan
  • Billy Boyd
  • Joseph Quinn
  • Finn Wolfhard
  • Jamie Campbell Bower
  • Grace Van Dien
  • Charlie Hunnam
  • William Shatner
  • Matthew Lewis
  • Michael Rooker
  • Lana Parrilla
  • Ashley Eckstein
  • Giancarlo Esposito
  • Katee Sackhoff
  • Carl Weathers
  • Anthony Daniels
  • Harley Quinn Smith
  • Kevin Smith
  • Jason Mews
  • Robert Englund
  • Chris Sarandon
  • Tyler Hoechlin
  • Bitsie Tulloch
  • Caity Lotz
  • Jes Macallan
  • Levar Burton
  • Brent Spiner
  • Ryan Hurst
  • Theo Rossi
  • Emilio Rivera
  • Jeff Anderson
  • Trevor Fehrman
  • Brian O’Halloran
  • Dave Foley
  • Kevin McDonald
  • Bruce McCulloch
  • Mark McKinney
  • Scott Thompson

Confirmed Cancellations For Fan Expo Canada 2022

Here are some of the guests who have sadly confirmed (due to last minute circumstances) they will not be attending this year:

  • Ming-Na Wen
  • William Zabka
  • Martin Kove
  • Peyton List
  • Jacob Bertrand
  • Gina Carano
  • Kevin Conroy
  • Lana Parrilla

Fan Expo Canada 2022 Convention Hours

Thursday    4 PM – 9 PM
Friday       10 AM – 7 PM
Saturday   10 AM – 7 PM
Sunday     10 AM – 5 PM

Do not miss Fan Expo Canada 2022 this year as Canada’s biggest convention for Comics, Sci-Fi, Horror, Anime, and Gaming returns to full capacity as almost all COVID-19 safety measures have been lowered (but attendees are still encouraged to wear a mask, sanitize and socially distance themselves if possible). Whether you are a Marvel Comics or DC Comics fan, Fan Expo Canada will be the biggest pop culture party to end off the summer.

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